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Internet Niue celebrates promising artists

Two Niue-based teenagers were awarded prizes for the most promising new artists at the 2011 Niue Arts & Cultural Festival. The festival which is held every two years, attracted around 150 visiting expatriate Niueans from New Zealand and Australia. It was funded by the New Zealand and Niue Governments. The prizes for the most promising … Read more …

Frank Lui to be honoured by High School

The Hon Frank Lui is to be honoured by his former High School for the significant and lasting contribution he has made to the people of Niue. Mr Lui served as Premier of Niue from 1993 until his retirement from politics in 1999, after 33 years in the Niue legislature. He is now chairman of … Read more …

Noumea forums a success

The internet meetings held in Noumea last week were a great success, says Per Darnell, president of The IUSN Foundation that funds Internet Niue. An Asia Pacific Top Level Domain Association (APTLD) meeting was followed by the first-ever Pacific Internet Governance Forum (Pacific IGF) which was co-sponsored by the foundation. These events were attended by … Read more …

IUSN to front at Noumea meetings

The chairman of The IUSN Foundation, Hon Frank Lui and president, Per Darnell, are attending a series of internet governance meetings in Noumea this week. The Foundation is the trustee of the .nu domain and funds the Internet Niue WiFi network. The meetings kick-off on Friday 8 April with a workshop organised by the Asia … Read more …

New websites for Niue internet service

Customers of Internet Niue now have access to two smart new websites which encourage them to ask questions, post comments and upload photos and videos. The Internet Niue and Rocket sites are closely linked, but quite different. Internet Niue is a service funded by The IUSN Foundation, a US-based charitable corporation, from world sales of … Read more …

John Key award for Niue language advocate

Auckland University linguistics and Pacific Studies student Tammy Kingi-Falakoa is recipient of the inaugural 2010 Prime Minister’s Pacific Youth Award for Inspiration, thanks to her passion to save the Niuean language. Around 100 applications for the three awards were received after New Zealand Prime Minister John Key launched the initiative in August. Announcing the awards, … Read more …

Sponsors help athletes put Niue on the map

Niue’s athletes, who do so much to put Niue on the world map, rely heavily on sponsorship in order to compete. Rupina Morrissey, manager of the Niue Athletics Association team at the Oceania Athletics Meet in Cairns in September, says the team would not have been able to attend without the funding support of Internet … Read more …

Four-fold increase in Niue’s internet capacity

The people of Niue are about to get a four-fold increase in internet bandwidth, plus extra capacity from a back-up satellite to protect the island’s internet connections if services from the existing satellite fail or are disrupted. This service comes at no cost to the people or the Government of Niue who are provided with … Read more …